Beijing’s man for restive regions is believed to have expanded the police force and network of internment camps where Muslim minorities are held. Illustration: Henry Wong

From Tibet to Xinjiang, Beijing’s man for restive regions Chen Quanguo is the prime target of US sanctions

  • He is believed to have expanded the police force and network of internment camps where Muslim minorities are held in Xinjiang
  • Known for his strong-arm tactics – and lap swimming – his rise up the ranks looks set to continue
Topic |   Xinjiang

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Beijing’s man for restive regions is believed to have expanded the police force and network of internment camps where Muslim minorities are held. Illustration: Henry Wong
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.